A Bearded Man, Robed and in Armour

Master of Elsloo, 1515 - 1520 about

WAG 6215

About this object

The sculptor is named after a major piece of his in the Dutch Town of Elsloo. The figure wears a scallop shell breast-plate and the Burgundian Order of the Golden Fleece and could represent a Miltary saint. In the 19th century the figure adorned the Great Hall at Scarisbrick Hall, Lancashire.

Object specifics

  • Artist(s)
    Master of Elsloo (Limburg (German, Belgian, French border), born:unknown, died:unknown)
  • Date
    1515 - 1520 about
  • Materials
    Oak
  • Measurements
    height: 165 cm
  • Physical description
    Wooden sculpture of a figure with a curly beard and moustache. He wears robes over his armour.
  • Related people
    Master of Elsloo (Artist/maker)
  • Other number(s)
    WAG Inventory Number: 6215
  • Credit line
    Purchased by the Walker Art Gallery in 1963
  • Location
    Walker Art Gallery, Room 01
  • Collection
    From the World Museum collections
Object view = Fine Art
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